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2667371 - HANA throws out of memory dump while accessing backup catalog


The following error occurs when opening the Backup Catalog:

'SAP DBTech JDBC [4]: cannot allocate enough memory'

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Additionally, the indexserver trace file shows out of memory dumps with one of the following heap allocators as the top memory consumer:

Top "M_HEAP_MEMORY" allocators (component, name, size). Ordered descending by exclusive_size_in_use.
1: System: Pool/BackupRecoveryAllocator XX.XXgb (xxxxxxxxxxb)

Top "M_HEAP_MEMORY" allocators (component, name, size). Ordered descending by exclusive_size_in_use.
1: Monitoring & Statistical Data: Pool/RowEngine/MonitorView/StatisticsMonitors/M_DEV_BACKUP_CATALOG_LOG XX.XXgb (xxxxxxxxxxb)


Entries in the backup.log are observed:

ERROR   LOGBCKUP state of service: nameserver, hostname:<port>, volume: 1, previous allocation failed

Image/data in this KBA is from SAP internal systems, sample data, or demo systems. Any resemblance to real data is purely coincidental.



  • SAP HANA, platform edition 1.0
  • SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


SAP HANA 1.0, platform edition ; SAP HANA, platform edition 2.0


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